Longing for your significant other? There are so many ways to fill the digital void these days. You can chat using one of the messenger apps, re-watch the same episodes of Friends on Netflix together or play multiplayer games. Yup. It’s a new and emerging trend among couples. Makes things more interesting, huh?
Depending on the game you are playing, you will need to pay attention to detail, focus, plan strategically, cognitive thinking, team play, patience, and socialize. Phew. There’s a lot to learn. We have tried to include games that are in both Android and iOS, so if your partners own an iPhone, you are good to go. Also, these games work on WiFi and mobile data, so whether you are sharing your apartment with you SO or in a long-distance relationship, we got you covered. Let’s begin.
Multiplayer Android Games for Couples
1. Words With Friends
If you and your significant other likes to play with words, then this one is for you. Your job is to create words out of letters available to you. For each correct word, you get points based on the letter and length of the word. It’s a location-based game so you can also view scores of other word players who are around you.
Use your social media account to find your friend or spouse and then invite them to play with you. Words With Friends is free to download and ad-supported which can be removed with an in-app purchase.
If you and your significant other likes to mentally challenge each other then there is nothing better than chess. It’s a chess app which lets you play against the computer or random people on the Internet. But, you can also play with your partner by adding them to your friend list. It works on both WiFi and mobile data. You can create a free account to begin the process.
You can chat with other players while playing online and you can’t take back your move like you do with when you play with the computer, thus making sure the peace is maintained between you and your SO. And the best part is, the app is available for both Android and iOS.
Love action movies? You will love PUBG. Who doesn’t? The wildly popular and addictive strategy based game will have you hooked. It’s the survival of the fittest. In duo mode, you and your partner will land on a remote island with 98 other players. Weapons, med-kits, energy drinks, scopes, ammunition, bags, and more. Everything you need is there but you have to find and hunt for it. Last couple standing wins the game and gets to eat the coveted chicken dinner. With dynamic weather, realistic weapons, and detailed open-world environment, PUBG is a game of strategy, patience, and sheer will to survive.
One of the best Android multiplayer games for couples, PUBG is free but comes with in-app purchases for various skins and accessories.
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What’s her favorite color? Stumped? QuizUp is a cool quizzing game where you can create your own quiz to play with your spouse. You can also play with millions of other users around the world based on common interests and hobbies that you share. Either choose a topic or create your own quizzes, invite your SO and start playing.
To add your SO on QuizUp, open the sidebar menu by sliding from right to left of the screen and look for the ‘Friends’ option. Needless to say, both users need to create a free account to use the app. QuizUp is free and there are ads they are but not annoying.
5. Tic Tac Toe
Short on time? Another classic that will leave you feeling nostalgic. Tic Tac Toe is essentially a two-player game that won’t last more than a few moments, but it’s oddly satisfying to see three naughts or crosses in a single line. It is essentially a two-player game so no need to add friends, however, that’s optional.
Download Tic Tac Toe: Android
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6. The Sims Mobile
The Sims is a popular franchise based on real-life simulation, a role-playing game where you are part of a virtual world. You can create your own Sim, character, and start a life there. This involves playing with friends, building your dream house, finding love, and so on. Pretty much everything you would do in the real world. You can even get married and take divorce in the game.
Invite your significant other and together, you can build an entire world inside the game. A good way to know what both of you want from life in simulation before you move ahead with the plan in the real world. Besides, the game is a lot of fun.
The Sims Mobile is free to play but requires SimCash to buy premium furniture, clothing, cars, and so on. You can earn SimCash either with in-app purchase or doing work that involves completing tasks.
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7. Mini Militia
Play Mini Militia with your significant other as well as common friends. Build a team and enter combat with a host of weapons to fight with. This 2D Android multiplayer game for couples is a local multiplayer game. Because there is no online mode, you guys will have to be in close proximity to each other in order to play together. A fun and strategy-based game for those nights when you guys are with friends, just chilling.
More than two players can play Mini Militia. That makes it a good game to invite some common friends and start clan matches with your SO. As is common in this genre, there are in-app purchases to unlock weapons and upgrades.
8. Virtual Families 2
Want to get married and settle down? Maybe raise a family? Virtual Families 2 can help you out. Enter this simulation game where you can get married and raise a family with your spouse. You will adopt a baby and then raise him/her to be a better person. You can even leave your house and other belongings for your kiddo when you, err, die. To make things interesting, there are events that will happen randomly in your house or life around it. A fun way to understand how a family works together achieve common goals.
Virtual Families 2 is free and ad-supported.
Dual is fun local Android multiplayer game for couples where you will be shooting bullets from one screen to another in real time. You will tilt your phones or lower it in order to dodge bullets fired by your partner from another screen. Dual is an addictive game where only two people can play simultaneously. Another mode is deflect where you will play with a ball to score goals. In the defend more, you will be protecting yourself from getting hit.
Dual is free and ad-supported.
Want a perfect opportunity to shout at your wife/husband without facing the consequences? Spaceteam is a multiplayer game where you will push buttons, shake your mobile devices, and shout at every player in the room, and still enjoy it. Intrigued?
There is a control panel with buttons, dials, and whatnot. Instructions are given to your teammates instead of you which is why you need to coordinate. If you follow the instructions correctly, and in time, your opponent’s ship will explode. Cool, huh.
Long-distance relationship games on the phone
There are so many games multiplayer Android and iOS games for couples out there. These games will help you get started with your partner in no time. Action, quiz, virtual simulation or board games, there is something for you here. So, which multiplayer game do you enjoy playing with your friends and significant other?